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Quiz #283 - 8th September 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What spice is named after the capital city of French Guiana?
2.On This Day The first Star Trek series premièred on NBC on this day, 8th September, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature BCG is a vaccination against what disease?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1964)

5.Sport & Leisure What player currently holds the world football (soccer) transfer record?
6.Geography Name the two countries in the world beginning with 'S' that have a sword or sabre on their national flag.
7.Anagram BLEAK AND HAD SHAG is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?
8.Logos What sportswear company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Whose studio albums in the 2000s include In the Zone, Blackout, and Circus?
10.History During what war did the Battle of Balaclava take place in 1854?
11.Entertainment Fred Flintstone's hot-tempered boss at the stone quarry, what is the surname of this cartoon character?

Round 1 Question 11

12.Anagram What is the only single word, English language anagram of the word MONDAY?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known phrase.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs In Kentucky this week, name the Rowan County clerk jailed for contempt of court for refusing, on grounds of religious freedom, to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
3.Science & Nature Native to eastern Africa, Impatiens walleriana is a popular houseplant around the world. What is its more common name?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1972)

5.Sport & Leisure Formerly known a the Tri Nations, what four countries compete annually in the Rugby Championship?
6.Geography Ashgabat is the capital city of what Central Asian country?
7.Art & Literature In the late 19th century, who wrote The Prisoner of Zenda, The Heart of Princess Osra, and Rupert of Hentzau?
8.Flags What U.S. state is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Please please tell me now is repeated four times in the opening lines of what 1983 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What Prussian-born aerospace engineer is credited with inventing the V-2 and Saturn-V rockets for Nazi Germany and the United States, respectively?
11.Entertainment Born in 1916, whose legs were famously insured by 20th Century-Fox for $1 million with Lloyd's of London?
12.General Knowledge Has sovereign power then packs it all in.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a six letter word. Add one letter to that word to give the answer to the second part of the sentence.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'C' describes a French appetizer of sliced or whole raw vegetables, sometimes served with a vinaigrette or other dipping sauce?
2.In This Year In this year: 22-year-old flight attendant Vesna Vulović survived a 33,333 feet fall without a parachute after the plane she was on was bombed; The French Connection won Best Picture at the Academy Awards; and the arcade version of Pong was released. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What part of the body might suffer from labyrinthitis?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1983)

5.Sport & Leisure What is the name of the American flat thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland?
6.Entertainment First aired in 1974, what TV series was set in Walnut Grove, Minnesota toward the end of the 19th century?
7.Art & Literature The title character of what Old English poem killed Grendel and Grendel's mother?
8.Geography What landlocked country in Southern Africa is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What Dutch rock band released the album Moving Waves in 1971?
10.Anagram HAIL GERIATRIC ANUS is an anagram of what American singer, songwriter, and actress?
11.Entertainment Name the two stars of the film Out of Africa.
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

Round 3 Question 12



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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known phrase.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America, was renamed by the United States last week to what traditional name?
3.Science & Nature What allotrope of carbon is used in pencil leads?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2002)

5.Sport & Leisure In 1987, what Indian cricketer became the first ever to score more than 10,000 runs in Test Cricket?
6.Geography What island nation in the Caribbean was named by Columbus after the Latin word for Sunday, the day he discovered it?
7.Art & Literature Name the American artist whose works include these.

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks The temples of Bel and Baalshamin were destroyed by Islamic State in 2015. In what ancient Syrian city were they located?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood and Mick Taylor were all one-time members of whose band?
10.History On 30th January 1835, just outside the United States Capitol Building, Richard Lawrence made what is thought to be the first attempt to kill a sitting President of the United States. Who was the President?
11.Entertainment To date, how many English-born actors have played James Bond in the Eon Productions film series?
12.General Knowledge What colour is the letter 'L' on Google's logo?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 8th September 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIt takes, on average, 499 seconds for light to travel from the Sun to the Earth. How many seconds, on average, does light take to travel from the Sun to Mercury?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 8 39½
Bugadifino 8 8 34¾
Fad Suckers 6 7 9 28¼


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